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Gigi Hyland (left) chair of the UCM Board of Directors and Nichelle Mitchem, UCM executive director, enjoy the UCM Spring Gala, hosted by the Friends of UCM.

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Friends of UCM hosts annual Spring Gala for United Community Ministries.

United Community Ministries executive director Nichelle Mitchem wasted no time addressing the challenges she and the multi-faceted service organization are facing. Heavy on her mind is the Healthy Families program, aimed at preventing child abuse through intensive home visits to first-time parents, that’s slated to be eliminated in FY2016.


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